Li-Ion battery power tools are the future for cordless power tools. These batteries offer so many advantages over older, heavier batteries. Most lithium ion batteries are 70 percent lighter than old nickel cadmium or nickel-metal hydride (NiMH) batteries. But what makes Li-ion batteries so perfect for cordless power tools like drills, saws, and sanders is the fact that they can store more than twice the amount of energy than NiCad or NiMH batteries. And they have a unique chemistry allowing them to be recharged time and time again.

Manufacturers of cordless tools are increasingly adopting Li-ion batteries. And the DeWalt is one of them. This company enjoys a well earned reputation for manufacturing quality power tools and industrial equipment. Their continuously successful power tool making business started in Pennsylvania in 1920s.

Today, DeWalt is a leading manufacturer of industrial quality power tools and offers a wide range of industrial accessories. This company is a global producer of professional- grade electric power tools. DeWalt is a name well-known for the durable and quality electrical power tools. This company makes everything from sawing machines to cordless drills.

The design and shape of DeWalt 18v cordless tools makes then fit into areas where corded tools will not. But no matter how convenient they are, DeWalt cordless power tools need enough power and endurance to go the distance or they eat up the time they are made to save. The 18V battery has both power and endurance. These batteries are powerful and last quite a while.

DeWalt 18v power tools like DC720KA Heavy-Duty Cordless 18-Volt Compact Drill/Driver and D28402K 4-1/2-Inch 115-MM Heavy-Duty Small Angle Grinder Kit can be used for many jobs, large and small, at home and in the building trade. We are going to look specifically at the DC988KA 18-Volt Cordless Hammerdrill/Drill/Driver Kit and DC827KL 18-Volt 1/4-inch Lithium Ion Impact Driver Kit with NANO.

Cordless hammer drills are very useful power tools for woodworking and construction tasks. The DeWalt cordless hammer drill is one of them - with its powerful lithium ion batteries, in the 18 volt category. DEWALT DC988KA 18-Volt Cordless Hammerdrill/Drill/Driver Kit is ideal to power through the toughest jobs with ease. This small portable cordless power tool features the renowned DeWalt three-speed transmission motor to guarantee outstanding performance, durability and the best operating experience. It is designed for every day use with a long service life. This powerful little cordless tool is ideal for a variety of tasks, from screw-driving to top-hammer drilling applications. And the hammer drill's motor in the Dewalt DC988KA draws only 2.4 amps. This allows for easier startup.
DeWalt 18-volt Hammer Drill
This power tool will screw-drive and drill holes easily, safely, and quickly with little effort and without damaging the surface of the material.

The powerful hammer action makes light work of drilling into most types of masonry materials such as cast stone, hollow concrete block, brick, aerated concrete, terra cotta, stucco, gypsum block, reinforced and poured concrete etc. It is suitable for drilling even granite tiles.

As well as having three variable speeds, it also has an electric brake which stops the motor of the 18v hammer drill almost immediately when you release the trigger, providing exceptionally good control. This exclusive DeWalt 18v power tool comes with two 18-volt high-capacity XRP batteries, a one-hour charger and a carry case for easy transportation and storage.

It is hard to go back to corded power tools once you had a good experience with battery powered tools. And if your experience with cordless tools has been that they are just too 'wimpy' to do a real job it may be time to think again. This powerful 18v DeWalt Hammer Drill is a great choice when you do not want to sacrifice power for portability.

This 13.8 pounds and 16 x 14.2 x 5.2 inches monster is designed for professionals and other demanding users. Its 18v XRP battery delivers an amazing 500-inches-per-pound of torque.

Other relevant features include: white LED work light, 1/2 inch self-tightening chuck, and 360 degrees side handle.

DEWALT DC827KL 18-Volt 1/4-inch Lithium Ion Impact Driver Kit with NANO Technology is a lightweight but powerful electric tool, weighing just over 10 pounds. Compact size and lightweight design of this power tool allows access into tighter areas and reduces user fatigue and has a length of 5.3 inches. You are going to be able to use this excellent machine for many different applications.

It has 1,330 in-lbs of torque allowing you to perform a wide range of both heavy and light-duty fastening applications like metal to metal application, floor sheathing etc. And with a range of 0 – 2,400 rpm or 0 – 2,700 IPM (impacts per minute) you can get a faster application speed than other cordless power tools on the market.

This 18v DeWalt impact drive has replaceable brushes, so routine maintenance wDeWalt 18v Lithium Ion Impact Driver with NANOill be cheaper.
It also has the textured non-slip soft grip that gives you ultimate comfort and control while drilling.

And the extreme durable magnesium gear case and all metal transmission offers enhanced tool life and extended productivity when machining hard materials like alloy steels. Its good build quality and good configuration options allow it to meet the ever-changing needs of even the most demanding users.

The impact mechanism directs a torque to a fastener which eliminates kickback and gives you precise drilling control and accuracy. And with DeWalt exclusive NANO-phosphate lithium ion cells it ensures a long battery life, high performance, compact size as well as enhanced durability all in a lightweight package.